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drawbridge

noun draw·bridge \-ˌbrij\

: a bridge that can be raised up so that people cannot cross it or so that boats can pass under it

Full Definition of DRAWBRIDGE

:  a bridge made to be raised up, let down, or drawn aside so as to permit or hinder passage — see castle illustration

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First Known Use of DRAWBRIDGE

14th century
DRAWBRIDGE Defined for Kids

drawbridge

noun draw·bridge \ˈdr-ˌbrij\

Definition of DRAWBRIDGE for Kids

:  a bridge that moves up, down, or to the side to allow boats or vehicles to pass

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July 06, 2015
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